[linux-elitists] Eric S. Raymond: "I don't [think] we need the GPL anymore."

Greg Folkert greg at gregfolkert.net
Thu Mar 26 06:34:46 PDT 2009


On Thu, 2009-03-26 at 13:18 +0000, Teh Entar-Nick wrote:
> First off, thanks Greg for writing actual text instead of just pasting
> links like Shlomi did.  But really, don't feed the linktrolls.
> 
> Greg Folkert:
> >         Brett, oh Brett... wherefore art thine bike shed? YMMV?
> 
> While I'm on a roll here, "wherefore" means "why".
> 
>   wherefore
>        n : the cause or intention underlying an action or situation,
>            especially in the phrase `the whys and wherefores' [syn:
>            {why}]
>        adv : for which reason; "wherefore do I receive this honor?" 
>            [syn: {wherefor}]
> 
> Just think of it as a cousin to "therefore" rather than to "where".

Thanks Mister M.

My grammar-spelling source diff'd, patch'd, compiled and deployed.

Guess I knew that any way, from the looks of it. Bleah, habits and
trying to be funny with a bad "reference" getting in the way. That is my
excuse and I am sticking with it.
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